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Traditional southern pudding recipes.  The source of these recipes is the Kentucky Receipt Book, published in 1903.  The author is Mary Harris Frazer.  They would have been familiar to the early residents of Old Louisville

 

Orange Pudding.

Peel 5 oranges, cut in thin slices, remove. the seed. . Sprinkle over them 1 coffee cup of granulated sugar. Put 1 pint of rich milk in double boiler, let it get hot. Have 3 yolks well beaten, with 1 tablespoon of cornstarch. Pour the hot milk over this, and stir well, then return to boiler and cook a few minutes, stirring all the while. (can add a little cold milk to make it smooth). As soon as thickened, pour over the fruit. Beat whites stiff and add 3 tablespoons of sugar, meringue and set in oven a few minutes. Berries or peaches may be substituted for oranges.

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